For population 25 years and over in Mount Rainier:
For population 15 years and over in Mount Rainier CCD:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Enumclaw Plateau, WA (15.6 miles , pop. 53,853).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (43.0 miles , pop. 480,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (913.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: Carbonado, WA (3.4 miles ), Greenwater, WA (3.4 miles) , Wilkeson, WA (3.4 miles ), Buckley, WA (3.6 miles ), Enumclaw, WA (3.7 miles ), South Prairie, WA (3.9 miles ), Enumclaw Plateau, WA (4.0 miles ), Prairie Ridge, WA (4.2 miles ).
Latitude: 47.04 N, Longitude: 121.81 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 360
Mount Rainier tourist attractions:
Work and jobs in Mount Rainier: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Mount Rainier, Washington
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Mount Rainier-area historical earthquake activity is above Washington state average. It is 399% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 35.3 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 36.2 miles away from Mount Rainier center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 30.9 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 7/3/1999 at 01:43:54, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.3 ME, Depth: 25.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 66.9 miles away from the city center
On 2/14/1981 at 06:09:27, a magnitude 5.5 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 42.3 miles away from Mount Rainier center
On 5/3/1996 at 04:04:22, a magnitude 5.5 (5.2 MB, 5.3 MD, 5.5 ML, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 54.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Pierce County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Mudslides: 4, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Winds: 2, Earthquakes: 2, Floods: 2, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Mount Rainier:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mount Rainier:
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 34.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2001 was 19.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 23.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 4.41. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
171 people in nursing homes in 2000
People in group quarters in Mount Rainier in 2010:
Mount Rainier compared to Washington state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Mount Rainier (based on Pierce County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 29.77%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 132
Number of supercenters and club stores: 13
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 105
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 152
Number of full-service restaurants: 511
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
8.78% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,193 average adjusted gross income)
0.41% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,479 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.66% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,812 average adjusted gross income)
0.21% of residents moved to foreign countries ($980 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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